National Health Mission (NHM), Maharashtra invites applications for 6/8 months Certificate Programme in Community Health from candidates who are willing & enthusiastic to serve the community. Candidates who successfully complete this Programme will be posted at Health & Wellness Centres – Sub centres (HWC-SC) as Community Health Officers on contract basis. Community Health Officers are expected to carry out public health functions, ambulatory care, management and leadership at HWC.
The 6 /8 months Certificate Programme in Community Health will be implemented by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) in Maharashtra.
Name of post: Community Health Officer
No of posts and place of posting: Total number of vacant posts is 5716 which will be posted at Sub centres in districts as follows
1. Thane — 145
2. Raigad — 202
3. Palghar — 238
4. Nashik — 429
5. Nandurbar — 117
6. Jalgaon — 322
7. Ahmadnagar — 445
8. Pune — 503
9. Satara — 317
10. Sindhudurg — 201
11. Latur — 168
12. Osmanabad — 107
13. Nanded — 196
14. Amrawati — 455
15. Yawatmal — 402
16. Nagpur — 319
17. Wardha — 85
18. Bhandara — 89
19. Gondia — 168
20. Chandrapur — 225
21. Gadchiroliv — 263
22. Sangli — 320
◙ Bachelors in Ayurvedic Medicine
◙ Bachelors in Unani Medicine
◙ Bachelors in Nursing
Candidates with above mentioned degrees from a recognized university supported by a valid registration from Maharashtra Council of Indian Medicine / Maharashtra Nursing council are eligible.
Age limit: Age criteria for open category will be 38 years and for reserved categories it will be 43 years.
Age criteria will be relaxed by 5 years for existing National Health Mission employees.
Remuneration: Candidates selected as trainee will be paid a stipend of Rs. 10,000/- per month during the Certificate Programme. After appointment at Sub-Centre, CHO will be paid Base Salary of Rs. 25,000/- per month consolidated + Performance based incentive upto Rs.15000/- as decided by government norms.
Application fee: The fees for application form is Rs. 100/- for reserved category and Rs.150/- for candidate in Open category. The fees has to be paid through Demand draft of Nationalised bank drawn in favour of respective Deputy Director of Health Services (DDHS).
Selection process: Selection of candidate for Certificate Programme in Community Health will be done through an entrance examination that will be conducted by National Health Mission, Maharashtra.
Entrance Exam-The Entrance exam will be conducted on 21st July 2019 between 11am to 1 pm in selected exam centres at the level of Deputy Director, Health Services.
Entrance exam will be objective type with 50 questions, each question comprise of 2 marks. There will not be any negative marking system. Question paper will be based on syllabus recommended by NHSRC,
Delhi which includes Basic concepts of Public Health, Basics of Human Body, Child Health, Adolescent Health, Maternal Health, Family planning, Communicable Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Nutrition & skill based questions.
Admit Card– Admit card for Entrance exam will be issued through emails on the candidates’ email id mentioned in application form. Candidate should reach to exam centre half an hour before the exam with
admit card and one identity proof ( Aadhar card/ Voter Id/ Driving Licence) .
How to apply: Interested candidates are requested to apply in the enclosed application form and submit the completed application form with one set of self-attested photocopies of essential documents and Demand draft at office of Deputy Director of Health Services (DDHS) for respective districts as per choice of district of appointment on or before 5.30 pm on 01.07.2019 by post/ by hand/ by courier.
DDHS, Thane – Thane, Raigad & Palghar;
DDHS, Nashik – Nashik, Nandurbar, Jalgaon & Ahmadnagar;
DDHS, Pune – Pune & Satara;
DDHS, Kolhapur – Sindhudurg Sangli;
DDHS, Latur – Latur, Osmanabad & Nanded;
DDHS, Akola – Amarawati & Yawatmal;
DDHS, Nagpur – Nagpur, Wardha, Bhandara, Gondia, Chandrapur & Gadchiroli.
Candidates are advised to keep their e-mail ID active. All future correspondence shall be sent via e-mail and NHM website. www.nrhm.maharashtra.gov.in & https://arogya.maharashtra.gov.in
◙ Date of Entrance exam will be conducted in selected exam centres at the level of Deputy Director, Health Services — 21st July 2019 between 11am to 1 pm
◙ Last date for submission of application form by post / by hand / by courier.– on or before 01.07.2019 till 5.30 pm.
Intending and eligible candidates are suggested to check the following for more information:
Official notification: See here
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